INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (Feb. 24, 2012)—Effective March 1, Piotr Bogaczynski will assume the role of managing director of Firestone Industrial Products Europe.
In addition, Dan Leonard will assume the newly created position of FSIP global business development manager. Leonard has served as managing director of FSIP Europe for the past four years.
Bogaczynski began his tenure with the tire operations of Bridgestone Poland but transitioned to FSIP to help launch the company's manufacturing operation in Wolsztyn, Poland.
Bogaczynski managed the Wolsztyn facility for eight years before completing a special assignment to launch a FSIP manufacturing unit in China in 2011.
In his new position, Leonard will be tasked with improving and expanding existing product lines and channels of distribution in the global market. Leonard will be based in the company's Carmel, Ind., office in the U.S.